Municipal Court handles criminal and traffic misdemeanor offenses such as domestic violence, passing bad checks, trespassing, driving under the influence, and speeding tickets. Municipal courts have jurisdiction in misdemeanor criminal cases where the maximum sentence is one year in jail and a fine of not more than $2,500. Municipal courts also handle the initial stages of felony proceedings prior to trial.

Akron Municipal Court

In civil matters this jurisdiction is limited to cases where the monetary claim requested by either party is not more than $15,000.

Jury trials are held upon request in all criminal cases except for minor misdemeanors and in all civil cases.

Akron Municipal Court web site:

Term of service: One week or one trial whichever is longer

Directions & Parking for the courthouse

Akron Municipal Court Jurors report to Summit County Common Pleas Court Jury room.

The Courthouse is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Akron Municipal Courts Jury Contact Information

Jury Commissioners:
Bethanne Scruggs/Joyce Stull
Phone: 330.643.2270
Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Jury Bailiff:
Dianne Drummond
Phone: 330.643.8173
Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Jury Bailiff Assistant:
Kayla Bowen and Nathan Cline
Phone: 330.643.2269
Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

FAX: 330-643-8235